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Eaton Corporation

Commercial Controls Divn
4201 N 27th Street
Milwaukee
WI 53216
United States



Editorial archive;

Intelligent wiring creates transparency 03/04/2017
A white paper from Eaton provides a description of how machine operating costs can be reduced and productivity increased with a device-level, intelligent wiring and communication system. Full Story...

Will OPC-UA negate the need for multiple gateways? 28/03/2017
Factory operators who need to integrate machines from different suppliers often still face the dilemma that those machines cannot communicate naturally with each other. Therefore the integration – both of a new plant, or integrating new machines into existing infrastructures – is still a challenge. Full Story...

Protecting plants from cyber-attacks 22/09/2015
The new 9202-ETS MTL security system is said to provide the highest level of network security for process automation applications. Full Story...

User-friendly variable frequency drives 18/02/2013
Eaton Corporation has introduced the PowerXL variable frequency drives with a rating up to 250 kW. Full Story...

Compact PLC promises cost-efficient integration in machine building 18/12/2012
Eaton Corporation has launched a new compact PLC which supports intelligent and modular automation concepts with local PLCs and a variety of communication interfaces such as SmartWire-DT, CANopen, RS232, RS485 or Profibus and Ethernet. Full Story...

Eaton Corporation completes acquisition of Cooper Industries 17/12/2012
The acquisition was first announced in May 2012 and will combine Eaton and Cooper into a new, global power management company called Eaton Corporation plc. Full Story...

Bus technology moves into the panel 13/03/2012
A Frost & Sullivan report highlights the convergence of PLC's but states that this is a technical strategy that has yet to demonstrate it can yield results. Stuart Greenwood of Eaton's Electrical Sector argues that this trend is already advanced and is delivering results. Full Story...

More protection for motors 02/10/2009
The key benefits of the new Moeller PKE circuit breakers are large setting ranges and low heat dissipation. With electronic overload protection, the devices cover the range 0.09 kW to 34 kW with three base units and five control units. This greatly reduces the number of variants that users need to stock. Full Story...

Eaton agrees to acquire Moeller Group; launches tender offer for Phoenixtec 16/01/2008
Eaton Corp. plans to acquire two electrical companies, in Europe and Asia Pacific, The Moeller Group and Phoenixtec Power. Combined estimated sales of the acquisitions for the year ending December 31, 2007, are approximately $2.0 billion (approximately £1 billion or €1.4 billion). Full Story...